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ROM CHECK FAIL creator Farbs McFarbs has released an Xbox Live Indie Games version of his retro-styled bullet hell shoot-'em-up Captain Foraxian.

Inspired by wave-based arcade shooters like Galaga and Gaplus, Captain Foraxian pits players against enemy formations that become more wily and agile as gameplay progresses. The game also offers a helpful "Reflex Assist" option that slows the on-screen action whenever your ship is about to collide with an enemy fighter or bullet, ala Namco's Pac-Man Championship Edition DX.

Captain Foraxian is priced at 80 Microsoft points ($1). A free Flash version is available here.